Dental Assistant Jobs in Shrewsbury, MA

Aid dentist as required, especially in areas such as direct patient care, office duties, and preparing materials for treatments. Dental assistants are typically responsible for directly supporting dentists to ensure that procedures run smoothly. They manage equipment such as suction hoses to keep the patient’s mouth dry and workable during treatment, sterilize instruments, and develop X-rays/perform other lab tasks under dentist oversight. Additionally, they coordinate with clients to deliver information on effective hygiene techniques, schedule appointments, and arrange billing/payment. Because many of their tasks involve interaction with dentists and patients, they need to have strong interpersonal skills.

Depending on state regulations, dental assistants may perform coronal polishing to eliminate soft deposits, protect teeth from cavities with sealant or fluoride, and/or prepare patients for procedures by applying topical anesthetic. Some are also expected to prepare materials for temporary crowns and casts of teeth.

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Community Health Connections - Fitchburg, MA (20 miles from Shrewsbury, MA)
.* Take, develop and mount x-rays (DANB national certification)* Prepare work to be sent to dental laboratories.* Works as part of team and works at the Community Health Center as required.* Demonstrate...
2 days ago
Community Health Connections - Fitchburg, MA (20 miles from Shrewsbury, MA)
Minimum 1 year experience as a dental assistant. CPR Certified Mass State License Proficient reading, writing, and speaking in English....
Framingham Dental Group - Framingham, MA (14 miles from Shrewsbury, MA)
Overview We are looking for a knowledgeable, dedicated Dental Assistant to join our team full-time. The Dental Assistant ensures that quality patient care is a priority....
1 day ago
Cornerstone Dental - Westborough, MA (5 miles from Shrewsbury, MA)
Overview We are looking for a knowledgeable, dedicated Dental Assistant to join our team. The Dental Assistant ensures that quality patient care is a priority....
1 day ago
Central New England Endodontics & Implantology - Fitchburg, MA (20 miles from Shrewsbury, MA)
Central New England Endodontics is currently looking to hire a few full time Certified Dental Assistant....
Auburn, MA (9 miles from Shrewsbury, MA)
A dental office in Auburn Ma is looking for a licensed dental assistant two saturday's per month from 8-2pm with potential of growth....
5 days ago
Great Expressions Dental Centers - Oxford, MA (13 miles from Shrewsbury, MA)
For more information, please contact * Past experience as a medical assistant, dental assistant, or in a customer focused role desired * Radiology certification preferred...
8 days ago
Wayland Dental - Wayland, MA (18 miles from Shrewsbury, MA)
Overview We are looking for a knowledgeable, dedicated Dental Assistant to join our team. The Dental Assistant ensures that quality patient care is a priority....
9 days ago
Dental Care Alliance - Sturbridge, MA (23 miles from Shrewsbury, MA)
The Dental Assistant we hire is preferred to have an X-ray license for the state of MA & at-least 1 year of hands on experience working in a dental office....
14 days ago
Dental Care Alliance - Sturbridge, MA (23 miles from Shrewsbury, MA)
The Dental Assistant we hire is preferred to have an X-ray license for the state of MA & at-least 1 year of hands on experience working in a dental office....
Corrrect Care Solutions - Concord, MA (21 miles from Shrewsbury, MA)
Licenses/Certifications: Certification as a Dental Assistant required....
17 days ago
Worcester, MA (4 miles from Shrewsbury, MA)
Dental Assistant needed part time with potential for full time if wanted. Approximately 2-3 days per week are needed to start. Pay commensurate upon experience. Will train the right candidate....
17 days ago
Franklin, MA (20 miles from Shrewsbury, MA)
Dental Assistant (Preferred) X-ray (Preferred) Work authorization: United States (Required) Work Location: Multiple locations CDA/RDA License Required: Yes Company's website: www.endodonticcare.com...
18 days ago
Worcester, MA (4 miles from Shrewsbury, MA)
A state of the art pediatric dental office is looking for an energetic person for a dental aide position,2-3 days per week, also with the potential of filling in. This person must be highly...
24 days ago
Aspen Dental - Worcester, MA (4 miles from Shrewsbury, MA)
Dental Assistant Certificate with prior assistant experience necessary. X-ray certification required....
30+ days ago

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Salary for Dental Assistant Jobs in Shrewsbury, MA

This is the average annual salary for Dental Assistant jobs in Shrewsbury, MA as reported by the BLS.

$44,688

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Highest Education Level

Dental Assistants in Shrewsbury, MA offer the following education background
  • Vocational Degree or Certification (29.3%)
  • High School or GED (26.7%)
  • Bachelor's Degree (17.5%)
  • Associate's Degree (15.7%)
  • Doctorate Degree (4.1%)
  • Some College (3.2%)
  • Master's Degree (2.2%)
  • Some High School (1.2%)

Average Work Experience

Here's a breakdown of the number of years' experience offered by Dental Assistants in Shrewsbury, MA
  • Less than 1 year (60.4%)
  • 1-2 years (28.4%)
  • None (11.2%)

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